Byron Forest Preserve District




Beginning Fly Fishing

Learn the sport of fly fishing. The first class session basic understanding of the rod, reel, line, leader and fly. Everyone will be practicing by the end of the session. In the second class, you will put your knowledge to the test by fly fishing for pan fish in the forest preserve waters. Both top-water and sub-surface fishing methods will be demonstrated and practiced. Because the ponds are catch and release only, efficient fish release methods will be demonstrated. If you have your own fly fishing equipment please bring it to the class, otherwise we will provide the equipment.

Where :     Meet at the Jarrett Prairie Center

Time :      5:30 - 7:30pm. This is a two day class

Fee :        $10 per person

Ages :     12 years and older

Min/Max    4/8

Please register by April 19th.